NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Video released Friday showed a suspected shoplifter attacking a deli owner on Staten Island.
Store security showed the man inside the Alex Gourmet Deli, at 1410 Richmond Terr. in the West Brighton section of Staten Island, on Friday morning.READ MORE: New York City Workers, Supporters March Across Brooklyn Bridge To Protest Approaching Vaccine Mandate
The suspect was allegedly seen taking two beers from the deli at 8:30 a.m.
When he was approached by the manager, the suspect allegedly pulled out a knife.READ MORE: NYPD Officers Testify As Judicial Inquiry Into 2014 Death Of Eric Garner Gets Underway
The manager said he fought the suspect, but he was left with scratches and bite wounds.
“He take the beer and he left outside. I catch him on the outside just after two, three minutes, he come back here with the knife,” the manager said.MORE NEWS: Kason Parker Arrested In Deadly Stabbing Of 27-Year-Old Meghan Kiefer On Front Lawn Of Coram Home
Other customers helped hold the alleged attacker until police arrived.